Retreat Leader's Manual A Complete Guide to Organizing Meaningful Christian Retreats

ISBN-10: 0881774286
ISBN-13: 9780881774283
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Description: Four out of ten church members and a majority of pastors report having a significant spiritual experience through a church camp or retreat time. Unfortunately, most pastors have little training in the art of planning or leading retreats. Very few  More...

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List price: $15.00
Publisher: Upper Room Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 126
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Four out of ten church members and a majority of pastors report having a significant spiritual experience through a church camp or retreat time. Unfortunately, most pastors have little training in the art of planning or leading retreats. Very few resources develop the practical aspects of retreat planning, and while some resources offer theme ideas they tend to lack any serious biblical or theological underpinning. Now, The Retreat Leader's Manual offers a practical guidebook for those leading retreats, including the nuts and bolts of how to plan a budget, the right questions to ask about a potential retreat site, and ideas for making Bible study and worship memorable for persons of many ages. Written by veterans in the development of camp programs and the operations of camps and conferences, this resource offers the perfect blend of the theoretical and the practical - the how and the why of leading meaningful retreat experiences.

Thanks to All Retreat Leadersp. 7
Introductionp. 9
Biblical and Theological Foundationsp. 13
Pathways Offered by Christian Retreatsp. 15
Encounters with Godp. 19
Encounters with Othersp. 27
Encounters with Creationp. 35
Practices for Christian Retreatsp. 45
Introductionp. 47
Encounters with Godp. 51
Encounters with Othersp. 61
Encounters with Creationp. 71
How to Plan a Retreatp. 77
Developing a Retreat Teamp. 79
Designing Your Retreatp. 87
Planning a Budgetp. 97
Choosing a Locationp. 101
Promoting the Retreatp. 107
Keeping Participants Safep. 115
Evaluating the Retreatp. 121
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